“By the late twentieth century, our time, a mythic time, we are all chimeras, theorized and fabricated hybrids of machine and organism; in short, we are cyborgs.”1
A profoundly influential text, Donna Hararway’s Simians, Cyborgs, and Women endures as a key work for those engaging with discussions of the technological, the personal, and binary taxonomical structures.
The cyborg metaphor is the tension between binary designations, that deconstructs each and all. An incredibly emancipatory, complex and tangled network of ideas that coalesce into a perennial philosophy.
1. Haraway, 1991
*Please note full text unavailable on mobile devices - click here to access mobile version